favico

Alert: The Saudi Regime Declares War on Women’s Rights Activism

An emergency episode about the 9 women's rights activists arrested in Saudi Arabia in the last week.

Join the discussion on Twitter #ArabTyrantManual or tweet us @iyad_elbaghdadi, @gatnash.

| Minutes | Audio Size MB
Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on email
Email
Share on whatsapp
WhatsApp

An emergency episode about the 9 women’s rights activists arrested in Saudi Arabia in the last week. They are: Dr Eman al-Najfan, Joujain al-Hathloul, Dr Aisha al-Mana’, Dr Madeha Al-Ajroush, Professor Aziza Al-Yousef, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Modaimeegh, Mohammad Al-Rabea and Abdulaziz Al-Mesha’al.

You can find out more about them here, courtesy of Al-Qst, the Saudi human rights abuses monitoring organisation.

Find out more about the Saudi “reforms” and what they mean for activism here:
Arabtyrantmanual – Episode-001

Thanks to Sahar al-Faifi for joining us at short notice, and the activists who helped behind the scenes because they couldn’t publicly. Follow us on Twitter for updates: @iyad_elbaghdadi, @gatnash, @ArabTyrantMan

A Very Special Request

After long and careful deliberation, we decided to tether our platform to our audience’s support – to your support.

Unlike many of the dictators we expose, we aren’t wading in cash. At the same time, we do not want to take on debt; we do not want to seek the support of institutional funders who want to control our agenda; we do not want to become addicted to grants; and we do not want to have ads or commercial sponsors. You – our audience – will be the backbone of our support.

This can only work in one case – if you support us. Please click through and join our Patreon, where you can pledge as little as $1 a month towards our budget. And if you’re willing to pledge at least $5 a month or more, we have an exciting list of exclusive, member-only products lined up for you.

We literally cannot do this without you. How fast we scale up to our true potential depends upon how many of you place your dollars where your values are, and back teams and ventures you believe in. Click here to make your pledge.